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Wilmar executives resign as fallout from deforestation scandal spreads

Press release | July 4, 2018 at 12:58

Jakarta, 4 July 2018:

World’s largest palm oil trader linked to rainforest destruction twice the size of Paris

Press release | June 26, 2018 at 11:21

Jakarta, Indonesia – A new Greenpeace International investigation has revealed that Wilmar International, the world’s largest palm oil trader, is still linked to forest destruction for palm oil almost five years after committing to end...

100% Renewable Energy in Krabi possible by 2026

Press release | June 13, 2018 at 19:06

Krabi, 13 June 2018- Krabi Province can lead the renewable energy (RE) transition in Thailand and achieve 100% RE by 2026. According to a report by Greenpeace Southeast Asia, the Healthy Public Policy Foundation, Thammasart University and Save...

Greenpeace: RE sector to build massive workforce in Thailand

Press release | June 12, 2018 at 16:33

Phuket, 12 June 2018--A new report released today revealed that a shift to 100% renewable energy will generate more than 170,000 jobs in the country in the next three decades. The report[1], the first of its kind to quantify renewable energy job...

Thai students face off on World Meat Free Day culinary competition

Press release | June 11, 2018 at 14:03

Phuket, 11 June 2018 – Grade 5 and 6 Thai students from Phuket and Phang Nga [1] showed off their culinary skills in a vegetarian cooking competition today in celebration of World Meat Free Day. The competition was among a series of activities...

Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior arrives in Malaysia for a historic visit in the name of...

Press release | June 2, 2018 at 14:26

PORT KLANG, Malaysia, 2 June 2018 – After a colorful 5-month journey across Southeast Asia, the Greenpeace ship the Rainbow Warrior finally made its way to Port Klang in Selangor to raise greater awareness on environmental protection and to...

Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior in Singapore for the Climate Action Tour

Press release | May 28, 2018 at 18:12

Singapore—The Greenpeace flagship, the Rainbow Warrior has arrived in Singapore for environmental awareness, highlighting the need for ambitious climate action given the clear and present danger of climate change already affecting Singapore and...

Greenpeace calls out the true cost of coal at coal industry event in Bali, Indonesia

Press release | May 7, 2018 at 14:58

7 May, Bali, Indonesia - Major coal industry event Coaltrans started today in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, less than a week after the latest data from the World Health Organization showed that nine out of ten people are breathing air containing...

New deforestation revealed as Indonesian minister arrives in EU to defend palm oil...

Press release | April 27, 2018 at 15:02

London, UK- A palm oil supplier to Mars, Nestlé, PepsiCo and Unilever is destroying rainforests in Papua, Indonesia, a new investigation by Greenpeace International has revealed. [1] Satellite analysis suggests that around 4,000ha of rainforest...

Rainbow Warrior drops its anchor in Jakarta with the mission to support renewable...

Press release | April 23, 2018 at 21:33

Jakarta, 23 April 2018. For almost two months sailing from east of Indonesia, Greenpeace legendary ship,the Rainbow Warrior, has finally set the anchor in Indonesia capital city, Jakarta. Before the Jakarta visit, the ship sailed to campaign for...

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